07/26/2017 - Under Armour Southwest Championships 17U, powered by Baseball Factory's Team One Drake is a tall, athletic SS/RHP who has a tremendous future on the diamond. Foot speed is well above average as indicated by his 60 time of 7.11. At SS, defensive abilities are superior, displaying smooth / fluid actions. Feet are active as he works around and plays through balls with his body. He moves well laterally and presents soft /sure hands well out front. Hands / feet work well together and he gets rid of the baseball quickly with life (87 mph velocity), carry, and accuracy on his throws. He shows big play potential in the MIF. At the plate, he continues to shine, displaying outstanding hitting / power potential. Hands are quick (97 mph exit velocity) through an aggressive approach. He has strength in his swing and stays inside the ball with power to all fields. At the event, he was 4 for 10 with 2 2B. On the mound, he has a big upside. Fastball showed a range of 84-87 mph with sinking action. He throws a cutter that is hard with sharp break. Control is well above average as he attacks hitters and throws strikes with all his pitches. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a great attitude, works hard, and is a student of the game. Drake has the makings of a special type player and will get looks from the collegiate coaches with his baseball abilities.